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PISCATAWAY, N.J. — In a thrilling overtime victory, Rutgers has plenty of reasons to remember the fifth of November. In a 20-17 overtime victory over South Florida, Chas Dodd came off the bench and led the Scarlet Knights back to bowl eligibility.

Chas Dodd back at QB for Rutgers, Nova to backup

Rutgers is changing its starting quarterback. Scarlet Knights coach Greg Schiano announced on Monday that sophomore Chas Dodd will start against Army and freshman Gary Nova will be his backup. Dodd came off the bench in the second half this past weekend and rallied Rutgers to a 20-17 victory over South Florida. Dodd threw a 34-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Coleman to cap a late...

Merrell Brothers embracing Roles in Rutgers D

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The Merrell brothers both went from afterthoughts to starters on the Rutgers defense in the transition to this season's offense. Jamal Merrell has nine starts at outside linebacker this season and his twin, Jamil Merrell, has two starts at defensive end.

Men's Basketball: Scarlet Knights Defeat RU-Newark 80-66 in Exhibition Action

Freshman guard Eli Carter scored 18 points and rookie wing Malick Kone added 15 points and eight rebounds to help Rutgers University to an 80-66 exhibition victory over Rutgers-Newark Sunday afternoon at the Rutgers Athletic Center.

Late Rutgers Comeback Downs USF in Overtime, 20-17

Rutgers overcame a 14-point fourth quarter deficit to defeat USF 20-17 in overtime Saturday night at High Point Solutions Stadium. The BIG EAST victory was fueled late by QB Chas Dodd, WR Mohamed Sanu and WR Brandon Coleman.

Rutgers beat Rutgers-Newark in exhibition play

Eli Carter scored 18 points and fellow freshman Malick Kone had 15 points and eight rebounds in Rutgers' 80-66 exhibition victory over Rutgers-Newark on Sunday. ''There are some things to work with,'' Rutgers coach Mike Rice said. ''I like the effort. It's just the details and some of the discipline on possession by possession that can make you scratch...

Men's Soccer: Rutgers Men’s Soccer Falls To No. 7 Connecticut In BIG EAST Quarterfinals

Rutgers men’s soccer (9-6-3, 6-1-2 BIG EAST) saw its run in the BIG EAST Championship come to an end with a 3-1 loss to No. 7 Connecticut (16-2-2, 5-2-2 BIG EAST) on Sunday, Nov. 6 at Yurcak Field. The Scarlet Knights will await a possible at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament.

Rutgers replacing QB Nova with Dodd (AP)

Rutgers is changing its starting quarterback. Scarlet Knights coach Greg Schiano announced on Monday that sophomore Chas Dodd will start against Army and freshman Gary Nova will be his backup. "I really believe we have two good quarterbacks in our program. And we have some young guys that I think are going to be good, in addition," Schiano said.

Hoops Notebook: Rutgers Wins Exhibitition

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — With the real tip-off coming Friday night against Dartmouth, the Rutgers basketball team hosted Rutgers Newark today in an exhibition at the Louis Brown Athletic Center. The Scarlet Knights took care of business against the D-III squad in an 80-66 win.

BullsVision Preview: USF at Rutgers

The Bulls are in New Jersey taking on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights and BullsVision's Seth Leavitt and Tom Zebold are on site giving you the keys to tonight's game at 7 p.m.

The Week That Was's "The Week That Was" feature is designed to give readers a quick-read format to catch up on the major happenings from the last seven days. This is installment features another comeback win for the Scarlet Knights, this time led by Chas Dodd.

Swimming and Diving: Rutgers Swimming and Diving Continues Unbeaten Streak Versus Wagner

The Rutgers swimming and diving team downed Wagner 165-121 to remain unbeaten in the 2011-12 season. RU (4-0, 3-0 BIG EAST) took gold in 11 of 16 events at the RU Aquatic Center on Friday evening in an all-around performance by the Scarlet Knights

Men's Basketball: Rice Family Hosts Tip-Off Dinner to Benefit Coaches vs. Cancer

Rutgers University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Mike Rice and his wife Kerry hosted a tip-off dinner at the Rutgers Athletic Center on Friday evening to benefit the American Cancer Society and its Coaches vs. Cancer program.

Letters From Louk: Cooler Temps, Same Bulls Fight

USF heads to New Jersey to play the Scarlet Knights on the sixth anniversary of its victory in a first-ever trip Rutgers in 2005.
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